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Cast

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Clint Koroan ...
Calvin (as Clint 'C1' Koroan)
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Rude Boy 1 (as Freddie Kruga)
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Thigo (as Curtis Jackson)
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Fitzroy
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Nick
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Bing
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Mother
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Johnny Sands
Jeremy Zimmermann ...
Jag Owner
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Curtis
Nakeba Buchanan ...
Yardie Girl
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Terry Biggs
Andrew Harrison ...
Brick Wall (as Tiny Iron)
Nicholas Ball ...
Fight Bookie
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A loan shark gives ex-con Nick a period of 24 hours in order to pay back the money he owes. Up against it, Nick involves his best mate on a multi-part mission in order to raise the cash before it's too late for them both. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for some drug and sexual content, violence and pervasive language | See all certifications »
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30 October 2009 (UK)  »

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24 Horas Para Viver  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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£198,442 (UK) (30 October 2009)
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Trivia

50 Cent and Omid Djalili worked together on the video game "50 Cent: Blood on the Sand". See more »

Goofs

When Nick and Bing are stopped by police on the M6 motorway the officer tells Nick he was doing 92 in a 70 zone. London taxis are speed limited to 70mph. Furthermore British police do not patrol motorways on motorcycles because it is too dangerous. See more »

Connections

Featured in Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.29 (2009) See more »

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You Made A Believer Out Of Me
Performed by Ruby Andrews
Written by Fred Bridges, Richard Knoght, Bobby Eaton
Published by Jerry Williams Music
(c) Jerry Williams Music Masters
Courtesy of Bug Music
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Poor man's Lock, Stock, And Two Smoking Barrels
19 June 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I recently viewed Lock, Stock, And Two Smoking Barrels, and thought it was a cinematic masterpiece. I watched Dead Man Running yesterday, when I saw that the two had a similar plot line. I wasn't expecting Dead Man Running to be as good of a movie as Guy Ritchie's Lock, Stock, And Two Smoking Barrels, but I also wasn't expecting it to be almost as bad of a movie as Dave Eddy's Pocket Ninjas. The dialogue is rather lame, the twist is cliché and expected, and everything feels hand-me- down and second hand. Brenda Blethyn had a beautiful performance as Tammer Hassan's mother, which although was superb, didn't quite make up for 50 Cent's less than acceptable acting. Dead Man Running and Lock, Stock, And Two Smoking Barrels have the same situation with me as Corner Gas and Dan For Mayor. The Corner Gas/Dan For Mayor conundrum means that I enjoyed Corner Gas, but don't enjoy Dan For Mayor, although I want to. Lock, Stock, And Two Smoking Barrels is hands-down one of my all-time favourite movies, and Dead Man Running is hands-down one of my all-time least favourite movies. I really want to like Dead Man Running, but the dialogue, second-hand feeling, and clichés didn't do it for me. I give Dead Man Running a three of of ten.


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